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College of Humanities and Social Sciences Celebrates Its Students

Recently, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) held its Student Awards ceremony.

This annual event celebrates student academic achievements in the various degree programs that are housed in the four CHSS departments: Arts and Communication, English, Social Sciences, History, Humanities, and Languages. Each program recognized outstanding students and exceptional student performance in majors from across the college. Faculty presenters spoke about their joy in working with these hard-working and high-performing students. In addition, honor cords were distributed to students who are graduating this spring with university honors.

“It was a glorious thing to see so many CHSS students achieving such distinction, and we look forward to hearing about their continued success!” said Dr. Paul Kintzele, Associate Dean of CHSS.


About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.